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VA reaches $1 Billion in grants awarded to states, territories, and Tribes for Veteran cemeteries (3/28/2023)
This month, VA's National Cemetery Administration awarded its billionth dollar to states, U.S. territories, and Tribes for the establishment, expansion, improvement, and maintenance of state, territorial, and Tribal Veterans cemeteries. The milestone was reached with a grant of $1,860,775 to the state of North Dakota for the expansion of the North Dakota Veterans Cemetery in Mandan.
VA lowers interest rates, makes housing more affordable for Native American Veterans (3/22/2023)
WASHINGTON - Today, the Department of Veterans Affairs announced that it has lowered the interest rate for VA Native American Direct Loans from 6% to 2.5%, making access to housing loans more affordable for Native American Veterans.
New VA mission statement recognizes sacred commitment to all Veterans, their families, caregivers and survivors (3/16/2023)
WASHINGTON - Today, the Department of Veterans Affairs announced an updated version of its 1959 mission statement. The new mission statement is: 'To fulfill President Lincoln's promise to care for those who have served in our nation's military and for their families, caregivers, and survivors.'